Tag: Kumaran Pillai

Kebun Baru resident tired of long wait to mend broken ceiling, says he asked his MP earlier with no results

A Kebun Baru resident complained that his then-Member of Parliament Henry Kwek did not help with his damaged and broken ceiling, despite the issue spanning more than a year. In a meeting with Progress Singapore Party (PSP) candidate Kumaran Pillai, one Mr Bose showed the...

PSP’s Kumaran Pillai brings Kebun Baru’s rat problem to light

Singapore -- The Progress Singapore Party’s Kumaran Pillai has raised an issue that has plagued the people in Kebun Baru for years -- rat infestation. Sharing an image of a dead rodent in a drain, the PSP candidate for the new Single-Member Constituency wrote: "Major...

PSP’s Kumaran Pillai walks the ground in Kebun Baru

Singapore—With election fever running high, it will not be uncommon to see candidates walking about, even during the run-up to Nomination Day on June 30, which is also day one of the nine-day campaign period. The various parties have been hinting and/or announcing who their...

TISG Exclusive: A showdown in Kebun Baru between PSP’s Kumaran Pillai and PAP’s Henry Kwek?

Additional reporting by: Jillian Colombo, AJ Jennevieve Singapore -- Progress Singapore Party (PSP) members visited the Mayflower Food and Market Centre, which is in Kebun Baru constituency, on Friday (June 19), as the country entered Phase 2 of the relaxation of circuit breaker measures. The PSP members...

PSP’s Kumaran Pillai: Job losses key issue for Singaporeans, but the National Jobs Council “does not inspire confidence”

Singapore—According to Progress Singapore Party’s (PSP) Kumaran Pillai, job losses are a key issue among Singaporeans, however, the National Jobs Council “does not inspire confidence.” Mr Pillai, a businessman, was recently introduced to the public as a new member of the PSP. He joined several...

PSP’s Kumaran Pillai: Amid economic woes, SMEs biggest challenge is addressing “drastic fall in demand”

Singapore—Businessman and Progress Singapore Party (PSP) member Kumaran Pillai will be part of the advisors of PSP’s Roundtable Discussion Spotlight: SMEs Speak. This online discussion is scheduled for Friday, June 19, from 8:00 to 9:00 in the evening, and is open to SME owners. In...

PSP’s Kumaran Pillai: “Loose alliance” among larger opposition parties to avoid 3-cornered fights

Singapore — It is often said about the nation's political arena that "there is a lack of opposition unity". However, the Progress Singapore Party's (PSP) Kumaran Pillai offered a fresh take on the subject in a Facebook post on Wednesday (June 17). The businessman, who was among...

PSP’s Kumaran Pillai: “Is the $93B pumped into the economy adequate?”

Singapore—Kumaran Pillai, a member of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP), has weighed in on the economic fallout Singapore faces stemming from the current coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, Mr Pillai also offered possible solutions for the country's economic recovery. Mr Pillai, CEO of Apple...

Ending over-reliance on cheap foreign labour, a key issue in the rethinking of Singapore’s economic model

Singapore—In response to the announcement that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat will be making a ministerial statement in Parliament on Tuesday (May 26) regarding further plans from the Government to extend assistance to businesses and individuals amid the coronavirus...